20loaf cakes or square portions
Until I discovered a French handwritten recipe from the 1930s, I hadn’t appreciated that the cake we now call a Drizzle Cake had been around for so long. The French recipe includes white rum in the fruit syrup though it’s not essential. This popular cake is recommended for a fund-raising stall.
Prepare the Victoria Sponge Cake recipe using the classic creaming method or the quick-mix method.
Spoon the cake mixture into the cake tin(s) and smooth level. Bake in the preheated oven until the cake is just shrinking from the tin.
Meanwhile, grate the zest of the lemons or oranges into a bowl, ad